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“Consistently excellent”
Review of Calvin's Bistro1 - CLOSED

Calvin's Bistro1
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have been to Calvin's at least 10 times over the last several years and the food is always of the highest caliber. Service is always excellent and the owners are fun. You can't do better in Ganges. And after dining at all the local restaurants numerous times this ranks number one.

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Thank stahlrk
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

We dined at Calvin's Bistro twice while we were vacationing on Salt Spring Island this summer. The first time we just wandered in because we saw the restaurant on the main drag. We both had the fish and chips. It was phenomenal! !!! So perfectly done and such light crispy batter. We had fish and chips at another SSI restaurant another night and we were sorely disappointed. We made a point of going back to Calvins for our last night there. Again, it was fantastic. Excellent and friendly wait staff as well. When we return next summer Calvin's will be the first place we go for dinner!

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Thank Les H
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

My wife and I ate dinner here on the long weekend and enjoyed it. I had the crab cakes and beef tenderloin and my wife had the curried seafood crepes. The food was good, the venue was nice (we sat on the patio with a nice view of the marina) and we found it to be good value. We'd return.

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Thank Dave P
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Caesar was from a bottle and had that chemical old taste. Chicken strips were frozen. Tomatoes feta soup tasted like they used 3-4 tbsp of salt. Vegetables were fresh. Chef (cook) does not have taste buds. On par with something like Denny's. Service was great but we were there for delicious salt spring organic treats. We were tricked. Much better places if like like unprocessed foods.

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1  Thank Cobokk
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

As it turned out, Calvin's is owned by an old friend of my son. Excellent food right in the heart of Ganges.

Thank Mossylog
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